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Royal Hotel Carlton

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#15 of 104 Hotels in Bologna
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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 13 July 2011

My son and I went on a 10 day vacation to Italy and we used this hotel as one of our main points to travel all around the north.. Not only was the hotel clean, it was nice the breakfast was good and the service was excellent. We took a tip from this site and it was all that they...

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giadamonrif, Ufficio Commerciale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

We thank you for your comments about our Royal Hotel Carlton end are glad you enjoyed your stay in our structure. We hope to have you again as our guest, as soon as you come back to Bologna. Best regards.

Reviewed 1 July 2011

Stayed at this hotel for business. Although the hotel was conveniently located and nada very comfortable bed, when asking for an iron I was told we don't do irons only a pressing service which meant €6.50 to iron my shirt, in addition if I wanted a tea or coffee again I would need to order this with a €10 tray...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 7 June 2011

I have been staying here for the past 5 years for a trade show that takes place every March/April. The show is the biggest show of the year that takes place in Bologna so the prices for the Carlton (and all hotels in the area for that matter) are extremely inflated and book up quickly. The prices are double the...

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giadamonrif, Ufficio Commerciale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

We thank you for your review about our hotel. We are glad you appreciate our services and staff. We'd like to inform you that we've just updated the rooms with new coversheets and 4 pillows instead of 2on the beds, as you suggested us. About the internet service, we've informed our internet provider to avoid any other future problem. We...

Paris, France
Reviewed 4 June 2011

The hotel is realy well located in the heart of Bologna. The staff was realy nice and spoke a good English. The decoration was OK...a bit kitch but still i liked. Breakfast was totaly correct (witch is not often in Italy) I recommend this Hotel, for private or for Business stays. Stuff i liked less....Paying internet access.

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giadamonrif, Ufficio Commerciale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

We thank you for your kind review about our Royal Hotel Carlton. We are pleased that you appreciated our service and enjoyed your stay in Bologna. We are trying to do our best to fulfill the requests of our guests about the internet offer. We hope to have some news in the future. Best regards.

Reviewed 22 February 2011

I’ve stayed in this hotel for business and pleasure for 4 days and would highly recommend it. It is very close the plaza Majore (about 10 min walk) and very close to the main train station. The hotel is on a side street so it is quiet. There is a garage underground for your rental car if you need it....

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giadamonrif, Ufficio Commerciale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

We thank you for your kind review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay at Royal Hotel Carlton and hope to have you again in our structure, in occasion of your next trip to Bologna. Best regards.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2010

The Royal Carlton looks from the outside like a typical resort hotel but inside it's more traditional and clearly has a strong business following. We visited on a weekend break. The hotel is a 10-minute walk into the town centre and despite the rain we took advantage of Bologna's many colonnades to stay pretty dry. Its location means it's probably...

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giadamonrif, Direzione Commerciale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

We really thank you for your detailed comment about your stay in our hotel. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we are sorry for the power cut you experienced. Unfortunately the power cut was solved as soon as possible but the real problem was that some of the control units had problems due to the power cut and,...

Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 12 July 2010

I stay at lots of hotels around the world as an international trade attorney. This was my first time in Bologna, and someone recommended this hotel to me. It is just outside the restricted car zone, and 10 minute brisk walk to central piazza. There is a simple free breakfast served from 6:30 to 10;30 included. Parking is 20 Euro...

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giadamonrif, Direzione Commerciale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

We thank you for your kind comment about your stay in our hotel. The opinion of our guest is very important for us as we are always working on improving the quality of our services and our standards. We hope to have you again as a guest to see if we solved the problems you noticed during your last stay....

Avignon, France
Reviewed 7 December 2009

Nice Place, with everything you can find in a 4 stars hotel. Good service, Perfect location and also nice Restaurant. The breakast is simply perfect.

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Reviewed 30 September 2009

We stayed at the Royal Carlton on the last day of our vacation as a base from which to explore Bologna. It is a fantastic location - a 10 minute walk to Piazza Maggiore, and a lovely walk at that. The room was enormous - we had asked for a double with space for a cotbed. I am used to...

1Thank Charlplusone
Reviewed 23 April 2009

I've been staying here for years and never think to try somewhere else in Bologna so it must be ok. Good quality, decent rooms, everything works as it should and the front desk staff are friendly and professional. If anything, the hotel is a bit anonymous but I don't mind that. It's just a short walk from the bustling centre...

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Ristorante Neoclassico - Royal Hotel Carlton
Ristorante Neoclassico - Royal Hotel Carlton
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Royal Hotel Carlton

Address: Via Montebello 8, 40121 Bologna, Italy
Region: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna
Price Range: $190 - $396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Hotel Carlton 4*
Number of rooms: 244
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Also Known As:
Royal Hotel Bologna
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Bologna
#9 Luxury Hotel in Bologna
#13 Family Hotel in Bologna
#14 Business Hotel in Bologna
#22 Romantic Hotel in Bologna
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